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Reflecting on the role for law in African development at the Re-imagining Agenda 2063 virtual conference
What are the roles for law in African development? How can we move beyond endless cycles of optimism and skepticism about law’s ability to aid in development? What new challenges does the continent face in light of a changing landscape in health, education, technology, and investment partners? These questions were central to the Re-imagining Agenda 2063 conference.
Oct 14, 2021 Allard Law
Over the past two years, four new awards have been created to support Allard Law students who identify as Indigenous, Black or as a person of colour (IBPOC). Learn more about each of these new awards, as well as other funding opportunities available to new and continuing Allard Law students.
Sep 20, 2021 Allard Law
We caught up with Allard Law’s 2021 Orientation Leaders—2L students Suzie Kimball and Isabella Picui—to find out about what students can look forward to at Orientation this year and to hear their advice for first-year law students.
Aug 12, 2021 Allard Law
In this list, Allard Law faculty and staff share their recommendations for students and colleagues in the legal community on the themes of truth and reconciliation and Indigenous and Aboriginal law.
Jun 25, 2021 Allard Law
SSHRC Partner Engagement Grant: A Human Rights-Based Approach to Homelessness and Tent Encampments in the COVID-19 City
As one of the many faces of Canada’s ever-growing housing affordability crisis, tent encampments have proliferated throughout the pandemic, with COVID-19 cases having spread in shelters where physical distancing is nearly impossible.
May 11, 2021 Allard Law
The Allard Law team rose to the occasion, winning Top Law School and Best Factums awards during the event.
Apr 1, 2021 Allard Law
A year into the pandemic, we asked Professor Jocelyn Stacey about her COVID-19 research with the Tŝilhqot’in National Government.
Mar 16, 2021 Allard Law
On March 8 International Women’s Day, the YWCA of Metro Vancouver announced its nominees for the 2021 YWCA Women of Distinction Awards and Allard Law is proud to share that Dr. Carol Liao was named as a nominee in the Education, Training and Development category.
Mar 9, 2021 Allard Law
On February 25, 2021, I had the pleasure of giving a virtual lecture to an audience comprising many UBC colleagues and students, along with some friends and students from around the world.
Mar 8, 2021 Wei Cui
In March of 2021, the Allard School of Law launched an executive learning program in Mining Law and Sustainability. What makes this program particularly distinctive in Canada is its focus on sustainability and Indigenous issues. We had the opportunity to speak with the course developer, Daniela Chimisso dos Santos, and a major contributor to its content, Chastity Davis-Alphonse, to learn more about this innovative new program.
Mar 4, 2021 Allard Law
What is jurisprudence and how would you characterize it? What is the role of jurisprudence in law schools? In a series of 30-minute interviews, Julen Etxabe discusses jurisprudence with seven legal thinkers from around the world.
Feb 25, 2021 Julen Etxabe
The aim of A2J Week BC is to inspire engagement in the access to justice movement and to plant the seeds of change to benefit all Canadians. Learn about some of the work being done to improve access to justice at Allard Law.
Jan 23, 2021 Allard Law